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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the note from that Rachel reads after she returns to Washington in Chapter Eleven?
2. What does Rachel say that Thelma has when she talks to Betty on the phone?
3. What does Betty ask Rachel to bring to dinner to go with the lobsters?
4. What kind of stories does Rachel read to Sam after she comes home from the hospital?
5. Who does Rachel visit the morning after she returns to Washington with Mark?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Rachel learn about Thelma's birthday?
2. Why does Rachel agree to return to Washington with Mark?
3. How did Rachel react to seeing an article about herself and the robbery in the Daily News?
4. Does Rachel enjoy giving cooking demonstrations?
5. What marital fantasy does Rachel have in the airport on the way home to Washington?
6. How did Rachel get into the food writing business?
7. What are the policeman doing in Rachel's Washington house when she returns from the cooking demonstration in New York?
8. Why does Betty want to give a dance for Thelma?
9. Describe Richard's proposal to Rachel.
10. What is the relationship like between the Feldmans and the Siegels?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What influence has Richard had on Rachel's life? When he appears at her cooking demonstration, what kind of support does he give her? How does Rachel depend on Richard? Provide specific textual examples to support your points.
Essay Topic 2
What is Rachel's opinion about the connection between food and love? How can she tell which stage of a relationship she is by the potatoes she is making? Provide textual examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Why does Rachel remain silent after she is released from the hospital? How does this silence make her feel? When she finally breaks her silence at Betty's house, what extreme action does she take? Why?
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